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Trans Bodybuilding Competition: My Experience as a Non-Binary Competitor

Bodybuilding. Sounds interesting. Building one’s body. Training hard in the gym and eating right. Seeing some results. Work a bit harder. Consider competing. Realize one’s options as a non-binary person are 1) Compete in stilettos and a glittery bikini or

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Acupuncture and Post-Surgical Care

Acupuncture and Post-Surgical Care A Guest Post by Katrina Hanson LAc, owner of Prism Integrative Acupuncture in Oakland   What is Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) TCM is an ancient healing system involving acupuncture, herbal medicine, moxibustion (moxa) warming therapy, cupping massage,

How to Calculate Your Macros

In this video, I talk about why you’d want to calculate and track your macros, and then I show you step by step how to calculate your macros. Once you get your macros set, you will want to test them

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Should I Ice or Heat My Injury?

 Full transcript: What’s up Youtube, Dr. Sandy Baird here from Riverstone Chiropractic. Today we’re going to look at one of the most frequently asked questions that I get from my patients. And that is…should I ice my injury or

Foam Rolling for Runners: Lower Body Eight Minute Sequence

FOAM ROLLING FOR RUNNERS This is a lower body sequence that should only take you about eight minutes to perform. You can watch the video, or follow the “Foam rolling for runners: lower body sequence” picture tutorial below. Sit on

Foam Rolling For Lats and Rotator Cuff

Foam rolling your lats, rotator cuff, serratus anterior, and intercostal muscles can help ease your breathing as well as relieve stiffness and tightness in the back and shoulders.   Step 1: Lie on your side with your foam roller in

Thoracic Rotation Exercise for Stiff, Sore Backs

Try out this exercise any time your back is feeling stiff. If will help you get more rotation in the thoracic spine. Extension is also important, but this video focuses on rotation specifically. If you don’t have a foam roller, you

Alarming New Research About Frozen Shoulder

I ran across an interesting recent article in the American Journal of Sports Medicine that takes a deeper look at what’s happening with frozen shoulder by zooming in to the molecular level. Watch the video below for a summary or

How to Shake Off Post-Flight Soreness

As we approach the holiday season, many of us are looking at one or more airplane trips in our near future. Do you usually feel horrible after a long flight? Does your lower back scream from sitting so long and

Tennis Elbow Exercises

Which Tennis Elbow exercises actually work and which don’t? There is currently only one evidence-based tennis elbow exercise, and it involved using a Therabar or Flexbar. There’s nothing worse than having your physical therapist or chiropractor assign you a tennis

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Riverstone Chiropractic is conveniently located on Grand Avenue in Oakland CA. We serve patients from Oakland, Berkeley, Albany, Richmond, Walnut Creek, El Cerrito, Emeryville, San Leandro, Alameda, and surrounding cities in the bay area. Riverstone sports chiropractor Dr. Sandy Baird uses their background in athletics and massage therapy to provide their patients with effective and personalized sports medicine treatments, which include Active Release Techniques, chiropractic treatment, deep tissue massage, and rehabilitation exercises. Riverstone Chiropractic - 3409 Grand Ave #5 Oakland California 94610 - (510) 465-2342